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  • Australia popular for Korean incentives

    Interest in Australia as a business events destination out of North Asia is reflected in the number of incentive bookings out of Korea, according to Tourism Australia managing director John O’Sullivan. ..


  • Tourism Australia recruits celebrity chefs

    Following on from the announcement of its upcoming Restaurant Australia marketing campaign last year, Tourism Australia is enlisting the culinary expertise and story-telling skills of some of the world's most famous chefs to give international food lovers a taste of Australia’s culinary offerings. ..


  • Entering the cyber-warfare battle zone

    Good cyber security practices are vital to protect your business, writes Phil Kernick. ..


  • Smooth sailing for meetings

    While hotels and cities around the globe continue to vie for the meetings dollar, an increasing number of PCOs are heading to sea, where an ocean full of venues is now available, writes Brett Jardine.  ..


  • Australia Day honours for Club Melbourne Ambassadors

    Two Club Melbourne Ambassadors have been officially recognised on the Australia Day 2014 Honours List for their outstanding medical contributions and service to the community. ..


  • Lasting legacy to come from G20

    As Brisbane and the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) ready themselves for the onslaught of the G20 Leaders Summit in November 2014, both the City and the Centre are determined to create a long term legacy out of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. ..


  • Business Events Week to return in 2014

    Business Events Week will return in 2014, according to Karen Bolinger (pictured), chief executive of the Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB). ..


  • 10 ways to make your sponsors love you

    Be nice to your sponsors and chances are they’ll sign up to your event again and again, writes Warwick Merry and Danielle Storey. ..


  • Winners announced at ‘Industry night of nights’

    One of Australia's most spectacular festivals, Vivid Sydney (pictured) has taken out the coveted Australian Event of the Year for 2013 award at the Australian Event Awards, announced at a gala dinner in Sydney last night. ..


  • Government to scrap cap on self-education expenses

    Treasurer Joe Hockey (pictured) has announced that the Federal Government will ditch the controversial $2000 cap on self-education expenses proposed by the previous Labor government. ..


Domestic News
International News
  • New convention centre for Fiji

    The $3.5million Denarau Convention Centre has opened at the Sheraton Fiji Resort as it prepares for its inaugural event – the Fijian Tourism Expo (FTE). ..


  • Opportunity the key to hotel loyalty

    Marriott's frequent-guest program has ranked number one among hotel loyalty programs, according to a survey by US market research company JD Power. ..